Bologna 2015: Early Impressions from a Busy, Sunny Fair

Amid its warmest weather in years, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair got off to a strong start on Monday, with most of the agents, editors, and rights managers PW spoke with finding it to be a positive, active fair, though no single title had yet risen to be a "book of the fair." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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London Book Fair 2011: Keeping An Open Mind

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London Book Fair: ones to watch, part II

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